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Did you know that Salman Khan will be trained by Hunger Games stunt co-ordinator for Sultan?

Himesh Mankad | Updated on: 13 February 2017, 3:29 IST

Currently busy shooting for Sooraj Barjatya's Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Salman Khan is all set to start shooting for YRF's Sultan from November 15, 2015.

The actor has gone on record to say that his character in Sultan will be most challenging till date. Salman also revealed that he will be gaining 10 kg for his character of Haryanvi wrestler Sultan Ali Khan.

As the film goes on floors soon, Salman will be training hard under the guidance of Hollywood stunt co-ordinator Larnell Stovall. Stovall is the man behind the breath taking action sequences of the Hunger Games series, Dragon Eyes and is a part of upcoming Hollywood films like Captain America: Civil War and Kick Boxer.

Stovall had a brief interaction with Salman Khan on his visit to India in July and the duo is all set to start the rigorous training soon. The training session will commence from September and go on till the makers wrap up shooting for Sultan.

Stovall will not just train Salman in wrestling but will also help him attain the authentic wrestler look. Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, Sultan goes on floors on November 15 and the shooting will be completed in one schedule of 60 days. The shooting will take place in Haryana, Delhi and Punjab.

In Sultan, Salman Khan will be seen as a four time state wrestling champion - Sultan Ali Khan. The movie releases on Eid next year.

First published: 2 August 2015, 5:40 IST
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Himesh Mankad is an entertainment journalist who has a B.Com degree from Narsee Monjee College, Mumbai. He prefers covering Bollywood and loves good stories and music. When not watching movies, he can be found on a cricket field strutting his stuff.